Great Spotted Woodpecker

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

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Red dots on the maps indicate individual records with an accuracy of 1 km or better. Black squares are centred in those 10 km squares of the national grid in which there is at least one record at 10 km accuracy.

Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
1867 NR4650 Ardmore 1 Ramsay, F. Date unknown 1st record for Inner Hebrides
15/04/1959 NR4146 Ardbeg 1 Gardner-Medwin, D. Date approx (SB 1:195)
15/04/1959 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Gardner-Medwin, D. Date approx
22/10/1962 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Stratton
22/10/1962 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Knight, H., & Tait, A.M.
24/10/1962 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Knight, H., & Tait, A.M. (SB 2:319)
21/04/1963 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Murray, I. Remains found
15/10/1972 NR3249 Machrie Golf Course 1 Ferguson, M. Date approx. harvest time (photograph)
09/07/1979 NR3966 Ballygrant 1 McEwan, D. adult
21/11/1979 NR2967 Craigens 1 Nightingale, T.
22/11/1979 NR2965 Erasaid 1 Nightingale, T. probably the same as above
16/04/1982 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Carlisle RSPB Visit
18/04/1982 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Carlisle RSPB
04/09/1982 NR7098 Kinuachdrachd, Jura 0 Smith, M Reported by Mr D.S. Whicher.
21/01/1987 NR4763 Ardfin, Jura 1 Warwick, S & B Calling.
11/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Hamilton, F
13/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton 1 RSPB Volunteers
02/10/1996 NR2467 Carnduncan 1 Cronin, C. >S, probable
15/11/1996 NR3264 East Carrabus 1 Madders, M., & Cronin, M.
28/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Wilson, J.
24/10/2000 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Bell, G. Seen well
01/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Johnson, C.
06/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Johnson, C.
20/10/2002 NR4550 Kildalton Church 1 Stephens, M.
27/10/2004 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 RAF Bird Club